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OneDrive chosen as the new name for SkyDrive

OneDrive chosen as the new name for SkyDrive

Microsoft has just announced that the new name for its SkyDrive cloud storage service launched back in 2007 will be OneDrive. While SkyDrive Pro will be called OneDrive for Business, the cloud logo graphic will be kept.

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Outlook.com app for Android gets a much-needed overhaul

Outlook.com app for Android gets a much-needed overhaul

The latest update to the Outlook.com app for Android devices gives it a refreshing, Modern UI look, whilst also adding some nifty little features like filters and quick access to folders.

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SkyDrive for Windows updated, gets a new logo

SkyDrive for Windows updated, gets a new logo

SkyDrive launched for the desktop in April this year and the Windows app got an update today. The most notable changes in this update are the new SkyDrive logo and a new status window feature. The update also adds new context menu options and improves performance and reliability.

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Microsoft: iCloud users, try SkyDrive

Microsoft: iCloud users, try SkyDrive

Significant changes were done to SkyDrive in the month of April, one of them being the release of desktop apps for Windows and OS X. One may think that SkyDrive being a Microsoft product may not perform better in Apple's ecosystem as compared to Apple's own cloud solution - iCloud. Microsoft thinks different.

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Microsoft to drop Windows Live branding

Microsoft to drop Windows Live branding

Microsoft has decided to discontinue using the Windows Live branding from its suite of personal cloud-based services. First announced in November 2005, today Windows Live services are used by over 500 million people each month, and comprise web-based products such as Hotmail, SkyDrive and Messenger, as well as the Windows Live Essentials PC software.

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SkyDrive launches for desktop, mobile apps upgraded

SkyDrive launches for desktop, mobile apps upgraded

SkyDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage offering, has undergone major improvements. New features include the launch of desktop apps, upgraded apps for a number of devices, a new subscription model and remote file access. Here's a look at what's new.

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Did you know Hotmail's plus trick?

Did you know Hotmail's plus trick?

Many of you may know about Gmail's plus trick. It's a relatively old but effective trick for spam prevention. You'll be surprised to know that this trick also works in Hotmail.

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